St. Patrick's Cathedral

St. Patrick's Cathedral New York City First Day Issue Cards


Stock #: 333451
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: New York City
State: New York (NY)
County: New York
Publisher: Lumitone
Postmark: 1960 Feb-29
PM City: United Nations, New York
PM State: NY
Stamp: 4c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Fifth Avenue and Fiftieth Street was dedicated May 25, 1879, by Archbishop Hughes after having been under construction for a period of 26 years on a plot owned by the Catholic Church since 1810. It cost $850,000.00, without furnishings or altars. It covers an entire block and its topmost spires rise 398 feet above the street level

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